Indian government invites Nigerian students to apply for scholarships

The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), national capital is inviting applications from Nigerians and other foreign students for grant of scholarship. this is often consistent with an announcement from the Federal Scholarship Board Management, and also the scholarship is supposed for college students seeking to pursue higher studies at the undergraduate, post-graduate, and doctoral levels in Indian Educational Institutes/Universities for the 2021-2022 school year.

The courses available for study include sciences, humanities, commerce, and engineering, except medical studies.

Students from Nigeria, must have an honest academic record (with a minimum 60% marks or a GPA of three out of GPA 5 in qualifying examinations) and proficient in English. Interested students are required to form an account on ICCR official website at before applying online for the scholarship. Applicants must be students between 18 and 30 years as at the time of admission, and are to use to 5 universities so as of preference.

 Applicants are expected to go to the web site of such a university for detailed guides and ensure they upload the relevant documents required by the university, together with their transcripts in English. A 500-word essay in English has to be submitted to establish English proficiency.

 Students also can submit their TOFEL/IELTS/ Standardized Test scores, if available. Universities/Institutions can also conduct a web interview for applicants. Shortlisted students would seem for private interview and verification at the Indian embassy. Submission of applications deadline is April 30.

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